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MSNBC SUSPENDS ED SCHULTZ

May 26, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

MSNBC has suspended another one of its hosts. The Comcast-controlled cable news channel on Tuesday put Ed Schultz on a one-week hiatus without pay for calling conservative commentator Laura Ingraham a “right-wing slut” on his syndicated radio program. MSNBC has a history of suspending its talent for remarks or activities that often aren’t related to […]

WHY DID OLBERMANN LEAVE MSNBC?

January 24, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The sudden departure of Keith Olbermann from MSNBC became the subject of TV columnists and a topic of discussion on television talk shows over the weekend, even as Olbermann and MSNBC declined to respond to questions about it. In his parting statement Olbermann remarked cryptically that anyone who has “been told what I have been […]

SHUSTER PRAISES MSNBC — WHICH FIRED HIM

December 31, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Former MSNBC host David Shuster, who was suspended by the NBC-controlled cable network after it discovered that he had been auditioning for an anchor’s job at rival CNN, had nothing but praise for his former employers on Tuesday. Filling in on a syndicated radio talk show in Wednesday, Shuster, who had worked for MSNBC for […]

MSNBC PRESIDENT RESPONDS TO VIEWER ABOUT SHUSTER DISMISSAL

April 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Although MSNBC has not commented on its decision to suspend correspondent David Shuster indefinitely following a report that he had appeared in a pilot for rival CNN, email correspondence between a disgruntled viewer and MSNBC President Phil Griffin about the suspension spread over the Internet Thursday after the exchange was first disclosed by the website […]

MSNBC’S SHUSTER SUSPENDED FOR APPEARANCE IN CNN PILOT

April 5, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

MSNBC has suspended host David Shuster for reportedly filming a pilot for a new CNN series with NPR’s Michele Martin without informing his bosses at MSNBC, the TVNewser website reported today (Monday), citing unnamed network sources. Existence of the CNN pilot was first reported by the New York Observer, which indicated that it was a […]